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Why do my arcs end at the wrong node positions?

I am trying to plot some arcs using tikz and the package tkz-euclide. However, it seems that the arcs do not end at the points where I want them to end. For example, consider the following code: ...
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Labeling a point at which a perpendicular is dropped

I saw the following code for drawing a triangle separated into two right triangles used in a demonstration of the Pythagorean Theorem. What does the code \tkzDefPointWith[orthogonal normed,K=7](C,A) ...
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clipping a rectangle in TikZ doesn't work

I have this code : \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{comment} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \tikzset{ b/.style={draw, rectangle, rounded ...
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Recommended way to draw sets in Euclidean plane

I was wondering which is the most appropriate tool to draw sets in the Euclidean plane (with axis) such as the plane minus a given ray or the points in the plane which have a y coordinate between 2 ...
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TikZ coordinate transformation resulting in miscalculated node position

Why does the coordinate transformation in the following example result in a miscalculated position for E? \documentclass[border=4pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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How to add length outside of square with tkz-euclide

This is what I want to achieve. And this is what I got so far. I am not sure how to add length x at the top. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} ...
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How to draw a dashed line and length with tkz-euclide

This is what I want to achieve. And this is what I got so far. Q1. How to add a dotted line between CE? Q2. How to add length 8? Q3. How to add equal length sign for CD and DA? ...
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How to draw a polygon using tkz-euclide

This is an image I want to draw. And this is what I got so far. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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tkz-eucide's tkzDrawArc is not cooperating with me

I would really like to set my points as I've done in the following example: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} ...
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How to define a point between two points for a given length ratio?

I have the points A(0,0) and B(3, 4), I want a point that is 4/6 of the length of AB and lies on the the same line. How to do this?
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LaTeX complains that \tkzDrawArc is not defined

I'm trying to draw an arc between two points, centered at a third. I thought the following example should work \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} ...
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Why is my in-center not located correctly?

Could someone explain why my in-center has fallen outside of the triangle? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} ...
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How can I style tkz-euclide points?

The tkz-euclide package lets you do things like \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoint(0,0){A} \tkzDefPoint(4,0){B} \tkzDefPoint(2,3){C} \tkzDrawPoints(A,B,C) \tkzDrawSegments(A,B B,C C,A) ...
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tikz with tkz-euclide: gaps in fill using \tkzFillAngle

I've been using tikz and tkz-euclideto draw a 2D diagram of a section of a triangular mesh. I have drawn the nodes, edges and angles as in the MWE below. The problem is the fill of one of the angles ...
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How can I stop defined points that are not displayed from influencing image size?

I have the following image that was created with this code: \documentclass[varwidth=true, border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \usetkzobj{all} ...
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Tkz-euclide error “Undefined control sequence \tkzMarkAngle”

Note: While preparing the following question, I've spend about half an hour in trying to create a MWE. Then I solved the problem. So I rewrote the following to make it easy find this question with ...
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Unit circle combined with angles

I've tried to make a unit circle to explain the angles, but the circle is not on the right place within the defined axes. Am I using the wrong method? Or can't I use the axis definition as in the ...
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\tkzGetAngle strange behavior

I want to draw several different triangles ABC with the angles marked and the angle value written in it. Thanks to answers on on another question, I've managed to get this code: ...
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Inscribing multiple incircles to a triangle in tikz

What is the easiest way to have TikZ or tikz-euclide generate a picture with successive incircles to a triangle without needing to calculate the points for each smaller triangle? I have the following ...
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Mark angles with arrows using tkz-euclide

I'm using \tkzMarkAngle(A,O,P) to mark angles. I would like this mark, which is only an arc, to be an arrow, to indicate a rotation. How can I do that?
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Trouble marking angles with tkz-euclide

After hearing of latex a few months ago and using the tex stackexchange numerous times to figure out problems I was having, this is actually going to be my 1st question. I was trying to find a way ...
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Undefined control sequence \tkzDrawArc

I'm trying to follow an example of arc drawing from one tex.stackexchange question: \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoint(0,0){O} \tkzDefPoint(2,-2){A} \tkzDefPoint(60:2){B} ...
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unnecessary white space in tikz picture after using \tkzInterLC[R]

After adding the last line of code to my tikzpicture I have a large white space between the text and the picture. I don't know what causes the problem. I've already looked at similar questions, but ...
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the \tkzGetAngle and \tkzAngleResult, precision

How can you specify the precision of the angle and using the absolute value of the angle in ° ' and " \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} ...
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Angle between lines in 3D space

In my following codes: How can I create a beautiful mark angle for DCE angle? How can I change position ALPHA in front of BAC angle in space? \documentclass{article} ...
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Error using tkz-euclide and \tkzIntersectionCC[R]

The tkz-euclide and \tkzIntersectionCC[R] produces: FP error #1: "Logarithm of negative value!" The code: \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoint(0,14.5){centerClip} ...
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english documentation of tkz-euclid [closed]

I just can't find the english documentation of tkz-euclid. ftp://ftp.fu-berlin.de/tex/CTAN/macros/latex/contrib/tkz/tkz-euclide/README says http://altermundus.fr (en français) or ...
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tikz euclide \tkzMarkAngle causing error in bounding box?

I am experiencing strange behaviour with tkz-euclide. The \tkzMarkAngle[size=2](P,R,S) command in the code below seems to mess up the bounding box. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Puzzle: How to compute Bringhurst's page style with TeX/Metapost/TikZ etc

In his book The Elements of Typographic Style, Bringhurst presents a hexagonal pattern for geometrically constructing the elements of the page layout. Question: Can the dimensions be simply extracted ...
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Adding double arrows to the middle of a line with TikZ

I am using tkz-euclide package and I am drawing a figure where I would like to put two arrows in the center of the line, exactly as seen in this figure: Ideally, I may want to create a single ...
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Label text alignment in tkz-euclide

I'm having a bit of difficulty with the alignment of point labels in tkz-euclide. For (a simple) example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \begin{document} \noindent ...
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How to automatically place points names of a polygon on the bisector lines?

Let us consider the simpler one which is a triangle. According to the pst-eucl, the point names will be placed on the bisector lines. The below example is contradictory to the above statement. ...
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How to control label positions in tikz-euclide

My goal in trying to learn tkz-euclide is so that I can be able to get an arbitrary point from a circle and define the other elements of my figure from that. So far, from what I can understand from ...